Concert of GYPSY band VIA-ROMEN at KAROUN restaurant.

839 Washington St, Newton

Sunday, November 13th at 7pm

Sunday, December 4th at 7pm

Christmas Party Special !!!

Thursday, December 22nd at 8pm

Led by the lead guitarist and artist of the Moscow Gypsy Theater Romen, Vadim Kolpakov, VIA ROMEN is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The group specializes in the traditional songs and dances of the Russian Roma (Gypsy) tradition. Their repertoire includes fiery Gypsy melodies, lyrical romans, instrumental music and Russian Gypsy dances. Vadim Kolpakov, who has been steeped in the tradition from childhood, plays the Russian 7-string guitar, sings and dances. He has toured extensively in the USA and Europe, including such venues as Carnegie Hall, Harvard University, Colony Theater (Miami, FL), Kennedy Center Concert Hall (Washington D.C.) and others.

Anne Harley is a singer specializing in music of the Russian Baroque, Russian Roma and contemporary composers. She has performed nationally and internationally with groups such as TALISMAN, the American Repertory Theater, Boston Camerata, Handel and Haydn, Opera Noord Holland Noord, and Opera Boston.

Alexander Prokhorov, originally from Russia, has a master of Music Degree from Longy School of music and recently graduated 2004 from Boston University’s Opera Institute. Alexander appears regularly with Boston Early Music Festival, Handel&Haydn Society, Boston Lyric Opera and other New England opera companies. These days, Alexander is combining concert and performance career with teaching and vocal coaching in the Boston area.

Yekaterina Bolotovskaya, singer, originally from Russia. Since 1999 she has been a member and soloist of Boston Russian Chorus.

Tickets and Info: 617-513-0516 or

$20 with reservation